Bulletin Board

The Bulletin Board is a guide to events of public interest happening in Wilton designed to let you know what’s happening and when, and to help schedule important events. Submissions may be sent to The Wilton Bulletin, Box 367, or e-mail them to newsroom@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Jan. 4, 11–11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. With Robert the Guitar Guy, for children 2-6. Information: 203-762-0706.

The Lounge, Fridays, Jan. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 3:30–5. Children in grades 1 and up are invited to play video games on the library’s Wii system. Information: 203-762-0706.

Geometry, Line & Color — Art exhibition reception, Friday, Jan. 4, 6–7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Toby Michaels, Phyllis Clamage and Sandra Meagher in a three-person show. Exhibition runs through Tuesday, Jan. 29. Information: 203-762-0706.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, Jan. 5, 9:30 -10, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months. Information: 203-762-0706.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26 , 10–noon, Wilton Library. For people who want assistance with downloading e-books and audiobooks to their personal devices. Information: 203-762-0706.

Jack Frost and Fairy Doll Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 5, 3 –4 p.m., Wilton Library. For children ages 4 and up. Information: 203-762-0706.

Great American Songbook Concert, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2–3:30, Wilton Library. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton and the library. With Dr. Joe Utterback. Information: 203-762-0706.

Literary Littles, Mondays, Jan. 7 through Feb. 25, 2:15–3, Wilton Library. For ages 4-6 years-old. Information: 203-762-0706.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, Jan. 7, 4–5 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706 or mantosh@wiltonlibrary.org.

Area Author Affair: Elissa Grodin — Physics Can Be Fatal, Monday, Jan. 7, 6–7 p.m., Wilton Library. Wilton resident Elissa Grodin presents her “cozy” adult mystery. Information: 203-762-0706.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes, Tuesdays, Jan. 8 through Feb. 26 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. For 2- and 3-year olds. Information: 203-762-0706.

Parenting Book Series: Dr. Susan Bauerfeld, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 10:30–noon, Wilton Library. The book for January is Screamfree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool by Hal Edward Runkel. Information: 203-762-0706.

Look, Listen and Learn, Tuesdays, Jan. 8 through Feb. 26, 11–11:30, Wilton Library. For 3- and 4 years-olds. Information: 203-762-0706.

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: breastcancersurvival.org, or 203-857-7304.

America’s Unwritten Constitution, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7–8:30 p.m. Akhil Reed Amar, professor of law and political science at Yale University, discusses his latest book, America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By. Presented by the League of Women Voters and the library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Literary Littles, Tuesday, Jan. 8, through Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2:15–3 p.m., Wilton Library. Story time for ages 4-6 years. Information: 203-762-0706.

Wonderful Ones and Twos, Wednesdays, Jan. 9 through Feb. 27, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For 1- and 2-year-olds. Information: 203-762-0706.

Creation Station!, Wednesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30 , 4–5 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades K-5. Information: 203-762-0706.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Jan. 9, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. Susan Boyar leads a discussion of Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel. Information: 203-762-0706.

Bereavement Support Groups for those who have lost a spouse, sponsored by Wilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. For those who have suffered the recent loss of a spouse, Wednesdays, Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 4-5:30; for those in need of ongoing support, Mondays, Jan. 14-March 4, 3-4:30. Both meet in Suite 114 at the Health and Wellness Center of Norwalk Hospital at i.park, 761 Main Avenue on the Norwalk/Wilton town line. Free, but participants must pre-register. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

Bereavement Support Group for adults who have lost a parent, Thursdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 28, 4-5:30 p.m., at the offices of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, Suite 114 at the Health and Wellness Center of Norwalk Hospital at i.park, 761 Main Avenue (Route 7) on the Norwalk/Wilton town line. Free, but participants must pre-register. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Jan. 12, 10–3, Wilton Library. For drivers age 50 and older. Information: 203-762-0706.

Minecraft Club, Saturdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Minecraft is an online computer game and a server for the Wilton Library has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community can meet. Information: 203-762-0706.

Gone in 60 Seconds Book Club, Saturday, Jan. 12, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. Participants’ versions of the best in children’s literature and try to beat the buzzer. Information: 203-762-0706.

New Perspectives Film Series: Thunder Soul, Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Moderated by filmmaker Megan Smith-Harris. Information: 203-762-0706.

Connecticut’s Own Concert: Connecticut Little Symphony, Sunday, Jan. 13, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Features a group of professional musicians from Connecticut and New York. Information: 203-762-0706.

Paul Winter Consort with St. Matthew’s Choirs and Soloists, Sunday, Jan. 13, 4 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Mr. Winter is a noted and award-winning saxophonist, bandleader and composer, and has won seven Grammy Awards. Tickets are $80 patron, $40 regular and $20 student. Information: stmatthewswilton.org.

Reel Mondays: U.S. Healthcare — The Good News, Monday, Jan. 14, 7–9:30 p.m., Wilton Library, presented with Wilton League of Women Voters. In this documentary, former Washington Post correspondent T. R. Reid explores the cost disparities of healthcare and examples of successful models being used in the U.S. A discussion follows with moderator Elaine Abrams, community health coordinator at Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, and president-elect of the Connecticut Public Health Association. Information: 203-762-0706.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Registration & Testing, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 9:30–11 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Author Reading for Kids: Linda Petrie Bunch, Thursday, Jan. 17, 4–4:30, Wilton Library. For children ages 3-7. Ms. Bunch share her book A Snow Day for Hannah as well as a short video. Information: 203-762-0706.

Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, Thursday, Jan. 17, 8 a.m., Marly’s in Wilton Center, presented by Wilton Chamber of Commerce. Keynote speaker is Dr. Nicholas Perna, chief economist of Webster Bank. Cost is $35 per person, reservations required: wiltonchamber.com. Information: 203-762-0567.

Author Talk: Hoda Kotb — Ten Years Later, Friday, Jan. 18, 7–8:30 p.m. With the New York Times best-selling author and award-winning Today show co-anchor. Information: 203-762-0706.

Candlelight Concerts presents Bradley Brookshire, harpsichordist, and Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor in a program including works by Bach, Scarlatti, Handel and Purcell, Sunday, Jan, 20, 4 p.m. at the Wilton Congregational Church, just north of Wilton Center on Route 33. Tickets at the door: $25 ($10 for students). Information: wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org, or 203-762-3401.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11-noon, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. William Ziegler will lead a discussion of The Rector of Justin by Louis Auchincloss. For information, and to register: 203-834-6240.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Kathi Smith, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

The Montessori School Open House, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., 34 Whipple Road. Presentation and overview of Montessori philosophy will be followed by classroom tours and open discussion with teachers, staff and parents. Information: 203-834-0440, ext. 16.